Social Sciences

The City Of The Dead: Colma, California

Land in San Francisco is insanely expensive—too expensive for something as mundane as a cemetery. That's why San Francisco's cemetery associations founded a town devoted to burying the dead. Learn about it in the video below.

The City Of The Dead: Colma, California

Find out about the city where the dead outnumber the living 1,000 to 1.

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Jerusalem's Underground City Of The Dead

It's 3,000 years old and contains 150,000 bodies.

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What Happens If A Cemetery Goes Out Of Business?

It happened in San Francisco. Hear the stories of cemeteries that have gone under.

Written By Curiosity Staff December 7, 2016